Eckloff v. District of ColumbiaAnnotate this Case
135 U.S. 240 (1890)
U.S. Supreme Court
Eckloff v. District of Columbia, 135 U.S. 240 (1890)
Eckloff v. District of Columbia
Submitted March 27, 1890
Decided April 28, 1890
135 U.S. 240
ERROR TO THE SUPREME COURT
OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Under the Act of June 11, 1878, 20 Stat. 102, c. 180, the commissioners of the District of Columbia have the power to summarily remove and dismiss from the police force of the District officers and members of that force.
Assumpsit against the District of Columbia, to recover salary alleged to be due the plaintiff as an officer in its police corps. Judgment for defendant, to which this writ of error was sued out. The case is stated in the opinion.
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